NEW! Caravan Appliqué and Quilt Sewing Pattern

Kaelei Cowan
NEW! Caravan Appliqué and Quilt Sewing Pattern With the release of our Caravan appliqué and Quilt Sewing Pattern we're having a competition to s...

NEW! Caravan Appliqué and Quilt Sewing Pattern

Kaelei Cowan
NEW! Caravan Appliqué and Quilt Sewing Pattern With the release of our Caravan appliqué and Quilt Sewing Pattern we're having a competition to s...

Using Lite Steam a Seam 2 with Sweet Pea Essentials Applique mat

AppliqueAnnette Robbie
These two products are a match made in heaven ! BRAND NEW Sweet Pea Essentials Applique mat and Lite Steam a Seam 2. Lite Steam a Seam 2 is...

How to Use an Applique Mat.

AppliqueHolly Nash
Our Sweet Pea Essentials Appliqué Mat measures 40cm x 60cm (15.75" x 23.5"). This appliqué mat will protect the surface of your iron and ironing bo...

How to do a Raised Satin Stitch

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There are a couple of key factors to getting a beautifully raised satin stitch from your sewing machine. The first key point is to ensure you h...

How to Sew a Simple Double Border

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HOW TO ATTACH THE BORDERS - WITH MITERED CORNERS Before adding the borders, ensure your project is squared up and all edges measure the same leng...

How to Store and Organise Fabric Scraps

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In a room filled with neatly folded fabrics and colour coordinated threads you do not often give a second thought to off-cuts or scrap fabric. ...

How to Make Your Own Santa Beard Photo Booth Party Props

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These props are a bit of fun for a Christmas party and will surely help you with the celebration, festivity and fun of Christmas. These super cu...

How to Cut Appliqué with a Cutting Machine

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Our appliqué and sewing patterns are designed to be used in a variety of ways for a variety of projects. This is not a full tutorial on how to ...

How to Use an Appliqué Foot/ What is an Appliqué Foot

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Appliqué Foot (Embroidery Foot) This foot is completely open in front of the needle, making the work clearly visible. There is also a wedge-shape...

How to Join the Santa Appliqué and Table Runner blocks

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JOINING SANTA TABLE RUNNER PANELS Lay out your table runner in the order you would like it with the long side of the panels together. Place t...

How to make your own Backing

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The backing is the layer visible when we turn over a quilt, placemat or mug rug to have a look at its reverse side. It's easy to make your ow...

How to make a Quilt Sandwich

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The quilt sandwich is made up of the quilt top, the batting, and the quilt's backing. The layers are secured together using a process known as b...

How to Sew Piping

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Sewing piping can add a finished touch to the edges of cushions, bags and purses, quilts and even clothing. It is both decorative and functional ...